IHAD 2016 Domestic Events

 

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Confirmed events will be added to this list as they are made available to us.
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UNITED STATES

ARIZONA

Organization(s): Animal World USA International
Date: August 13th – August 21st
Time: Varies – see events link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact: Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net; Website: http://www.arizonaanimals.org/information.html 
Event: 5th Annual Arizona Week for the Animals – Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Arizona will be joining in, all in  planning activities to celebrate and help animals. Events will include adoption fairs, spay-neuter low-cost events, shelter  days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, donation drives, walks for the farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals/living- assisted homes. Also to be included are a salute to our K9 military and police dogs, feral cat initiatives, educational programs at  the sanctuaries and conservation activities, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Organization(s): Yavapai Humane Society Thrift Store
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: 1601 Iron Springs Road, Prescott, AZ 86301
Contact: Phone: 928-445-5668; Email: tadavis@yavapaihumane.org; Website: www.yavapaihumane.org/thriftstore; Thrift Store Ad
Event: 50% Off YHS Thrift Store in Honor of National Homeless Pet Day

Organization(s): Valley Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Location: 15699 W. Aniceto Rd., Casa Grande, AZ
Contact: Phone: 520-836-0904; Email: valleyhumane@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.valleyhumane.net/
Event: Valley Humane Society will be holding a reduced fee adoption event in observance of IHAD. All dogs/puppies will be available for 75$;  all cats and kittens will be available for 65$. Select “long timer” dogs will be available for 25$; some are fee waived. Adoption fees include all vaccinations, spay/neuter, deworming and a microchip.

Organization(s): Pinal County Animal Control
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: Casa Grande Shelter, 1150 S. Eleven Mile Corner Rd., Casa Grande, AZ 85194
Contact: Phone: 520-509-3555; Website: http://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/AnimalControl/Pages/Home.aspx
Event: Pinal County Animal Care and Control is asking you, the public, to help us partner with ISAR for International Homeless Animals Day on Saturday, August 20th and adopt one of our 300+ animals currently at our shelter. For Saturday, August 20th, from 10 – 4 the following reduced adoption prices will apply: All dogs OVER 4 months will be $20.00 EXCEPT those that are already on our “Marathon Team” (any animal that has been at the shelter longer than 4 months, seniors or those that are angel sponsored). Dogs under 4 months of age will be reduced to $75.00. All cats including kittens will be $20.00

ARKANSAS

Organization(s): Rock City Rescue
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 7:00AM – 12:00PM
Location: Little Rock Farmers Market, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201
Contact: Phone: 501-425-5280; Email: rockcityrescue@gmail.com; Website: http://www.rockcityrescue.org/; Facebook Event.
Event: International Homeless Animals’ Day Adoption Event

CALIFORNIA

Organization(s): Dog+Manities
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016
Time: 9:30AM – 2:30PM
Location: South Pasadena
Contact: South Pasadena Community & Rec Division, Phone: 626-403-7380, Website: http://www.dogslife365.com/
Event: Pet Tech Pet CPR & First Aid Class – Please call to register for the class. Seating is limited!

Organization(s): the REAL bark
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Echo Bark Inc., 3724 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Contact: Phone: 323-834-2360; Email: therealbark@gmail.com; Website: www.therealbark.org
Event: Adoption Event!

Organization(s): Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Location: From the Heart Dog Training, 561 I Brunken Road, Salinas
Contact: Phone: (831) 718-9122; Email: info@peaceofminddogrescue.org; Website: www.peaceofminddogrescue.org
Event: International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil, Silent Auction, Raffle, Refreshments, Games, and Adoptable Dogs.

Organization(s): Valley Oak SPCA
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: Valley Oaks Golf Course, Visalia, CA
Contact: Phone: (559) 651-1111; Email Contact Form; Website: http://vospca.org/
Event: National Homeless Animals’ Day Adoption Special! Reduced adoption fees at the Valley Oak SPCA Adoption Center *Cats: $40 ($35 savings), *Dogs: $75 ($75 savings).  25th Anniversary Celebration Carnival from 11:00AM – 2:00PM with games, raffles, jumping house and food vendors.

Organization(s): Mesa West Pet Hospital
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: 1870 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Contact: Phone: 949-642-9142; Website: http://www.mesawestpethospital.com/
Event: Every day, animals are abandoned or placed into kennels, dependent on charities and goodwill. Homeless Animals Day aims to educate people about pet abandonment, feral animals and benefits or neutering domestic animal. Neutering domestics animal is the first step to reduce the number of animals going to shelter every day. If you still don’t have a pet this is the best opportunity to visit a local shelter and find yourself a new furry friend. On August 20, if you adopted a pet from a shelter your pet gets 10% discount on treatments and services (proof is required).

COLORADO

Organization(s): Colorado All Breed Rescue & Training
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 10:30AM – 4:30PM
Location: Norris Penrose Event Center Indoor Arena, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, Colorado Springs, CO
Contact: Phone: 719-264-6460; Email: info.abrt@gmail.com; Website: http://haveanicedog.org/events/romp-in-the-parkhttp://www.norrispenrose.com/events/romp-in-the-park-2/
Event: Annual Romp in the Park! In Recognition of International Homeless Animals’ Day- it’s the biggest dog community event of the year. Admission: Free
Bring your children and well behaved, leashed dogs to this fun, FREE, family friendly event! Enjoy the live demonstrations of Doggy Dancing, K9 Nose Work, Agility and more. Take part in the fun contests: dog/owner look-a-like, biggest dog/smallest dog, and more! Try your luck at the always awesome abundance of Raffle baskets!! Get the kids faces painted, try out some crafts, and enjoy the scavenger hunt!! Let the dogs cool off in our “doggy water park”!! Check out all of the great vendors!!

FLORIDA

Organization(s): Cats Angels Inc., SPCA
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: Central Park Gazebo, Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach.
Contact: Beth Hackney, President; Phone: 904-321-2267; Email: catsangels@catsangels.com; Website: http://www.catsangels.com/index.html
Event: 14th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day Walk and Vigil Event.

Organization(s): Citizens for Pets in Condos
Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Contact: Brook Katz; Phone: 954-971-4432; Email: brookkatz@hotmail.com; Website: http://animaladoptionfair.com/
Event: 6th Annual Animal Adoption Fair! Rescues and shelters from three different counties, shelter pets, giant raffle, animal demos, fun, food and more! Something for everyone who loves animals, even if you can’t adopt one this year, come and join the fun and show your support for National Homeless Animal Day! See flyer!

Organization(s): Gulf Coast Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: 1375 Hendry Street, Downtown Ft. Myers between Bay Street and Edwards Drive.
Contact: Paul Howell, Phone: 239-332-0364; Email: events@gulfcoasthumanesociety.org; Website: www.gulfcoasthumanesociety.org; Facebook Event Page
Event: Annual International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil

Organization(s): Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, Orange County Animal Services
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 7:45PM
Location: 2727 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL
Contact: Susan Buser; Phone: 407-924-3814; Website: www.petallianceorlando.org
Event: International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil

Organization(s): Friends of Strays
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 6:00PM
Location: 5413 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707
Contact: Claire, Phone: 727-522-6566, Ext. 107; Email: claire@friendsofstrays.com;
Event: Shine a Light on Pet Overpopulation Candlelight Vigil: Please help us shine a light on pet overpopulation! Friends of Strays is recognizing International Homeless Pets Day with a candlelight vigil to pay homage to the pets we have loved and those who never found a loving home. Gather with us at Salty’s Gulfport for a brief reception. Candles will be provided for a small donation. We will then walk to Gulfport Beach for a vigil and memorial led by Reverend Sidney Tompkins of Pasadena Community Church.

Organization(s): City of Tallahassee – Animal Service Center
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016 and Sunday, August 21, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 4:30PM (Saturday) and 1:00PM – 4:30PM (Sunday)
Location: 1125 Easterwood Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32311
Contact: Phone: Phone: 850-891-2950; Website: http://www.talgov.com/animals/animalshome.aspx
Event: All fees waived on our spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated animals. See our available animals at http://www.talgov.com/animals/onlinekennel.aspx Photo ID required.

GEORGIA

Organization(s): Animal SOS
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: PetSmart Columbia, 1591 Bradley Park Dr., Columbus, GA 31904
Contact: Phone: 706-389-1414; Email: info@AnimalSOSFoundation.org; Website: http://www.animalsosfoundation.org/
Event: Pet Adoptions on International Homeless Animals’ Day!

Organization(s): Animal SOS
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: Petco, Whittlesey Blvd. #100, Columbus, GA 31919
Contact: Phone: 706-389-1414; Email: info@AnimalSOSFoundation.org; Website: http://www.animalsosfoundation.org/
Event: Pet Adoptions on International Homeless Animals’ Day!

Organization(s): Etowah Valley Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: 36 Ladds Mountain Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
Contact: Phone: 770-383-3338; Email: info@AnimalSOSFoundation.org; Email: info@etowahvalleyhumane.org; Website: http://etowahvalleyhumane.org/
Event: Saturday, August 20th, is International Homeless Animal’s Day! This day is for awareness of the importance of Spaying and Neutering your animals and the epidemic of overpopulation and homelessness of millions of animals! YOU CAN HELP BY ADOPTING!!! We are discounting our adoption fees $25 for adult animals only on Saturday! Come see us and meet our amazing homeless companion animals. We guarantee you’ll find your new best friend!

INDIANA

Organization(s): Humane Society of Elkhart County
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Location: Humane Society of Elkhart County, 54687 CR 19, Bristol, IN 46507
Contact: Phone: 574-848-4225; Email: info@elkharthumanesociety.org; Website: www.elkharthumanesociety.org
Event: “Join the Humane Society of Elkhart County as they celebrate the furry loved ones in your life at Pet Fest. The event, open to all pets and their people, will be held on Saturday, August 20 with games for kids and pets, a costume contest, training sessions and much more! Pet Fest will be held on National Homeless Animal Day as a way to honor the thousands of animals that enter animal shelters every year.”

IOWA

Organization(s): Johnson County Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016 and Sunday, August 21, 2016
Location: Johnson County Fairgrounds (Building B), 3109 Old Hwy 218 S, Iowa City, IA
Contact: Email: jchs@johnsoncountyhumane.org; Website: http://www.johnsoncountyhumane.org/
Event: Musical Benefit for the Johnson County Humane Society & the Iowa City Animal Center.

8/20 (Sa)—It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs: a musical benefit for the animals—(adults $10/students K-12 $5)—7:00PM. Featuring 100 of your children, friends, and neighbors singing their hearts out and dancing their feet off for our furry friends—to benefit the Johnson County Humane Society and the Iowa City Animal Center.

08/21 (Su)—It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs: a musical benefit for the animals—(adults $10/students K-12 $5)—2:00PM. Featuring 100 of your children, friends, and neighbors singing their hearts out and dancing their feet off for our furry friends—to benefit the Johnson County Humane Society and the Iowa City Animal Center.

KENTUCKY

Organization(s): Woodford Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Location: Truck and Auto Extras, 1098 East New Circle Road, Lexington
Contact: Phone: 859-873-5491; Website: www.woodfordhumane.org
Event: Gimme Shelter Saturday at Truck and Auto Extras. Woodford Humane Society will be teaming up with KISS 96.9 to help find forever homes for their adoptables! Enjoy refreshments and find a new best friend!

MICHIGAN

Organization(s): Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Home Depot parking lot, 3163 Fairlane Drive, Allen Park
Contact: Phone: 313-943-2697; Email: friends@metrodetroitanimals.org; Website: metrodetroitanimals.org
Event: Adoption Day! More than 50 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from the Dearborn-based rescue group will be at the event.

MISSISSIPPI

Organization(s): Community Animal Rescue & Adoption (CARA)
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Pelahatchie Shore Park, Lakeshore Drive at the Reservoir, Jackson, MS
Contact: Denise Cantrell, Phone: 601-842-4404; Email: denise.cantrell@thinkvss.com, Website: http://carams.org/
Event: CARA’s 9th ANNUAL DOG DAYS OF SUMMER EVENT –  Arts and Crafts Vendors; Dog Agility, Obedience, and K-9 Demonstrations; Pet Parade & Pet Contests; Blessing of the Animals Ceremony; Huge Silent Auction; Adoptable CARA Dogs and much more!!

MONTANA

Organization(s): Marketplace Media
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: The Adams Center, located at the University of Montana
Contact: Phone: 406-203-4200; Email Contact Form; Website: http://petfestmontana.com/
Event: PetFest educates and entertains the public about the wonderful world of pets. It’s a day filled with family oriented events featuring entertainment, contests, special attractions and pet adoptions. Admission is free but we strongly urge participants to bring a bag of new pet food to help us feed homeless animals. Please drop food at the front entrance to the Adams Center. All donations will be distributed to the shelters at the end of the event.

NEW YORK

Organization(s): SPCA of Tompkins County
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 7:30PM – 9:00PM
Location: SPCA of Tompkins County, 1640 Hanshaw Road, Ithaca
Contact: Ashley Fleming, Phone: 607-257-1822 x246; Website: spcaonline.com
Event: International Homeless Animals Day Candlelight Vigil and Reception. Unite with animal advocates from around the globe to shed light on the tragedy of pet overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution.  Attendees will personalize luminaries for animals that were dear to them for use in the candlelight vigil and share readings of animal-related poems and stories. If you have a favorite poem or reading that you would like to share, as well as, a shared food item, please bring it with you.

Organization(s): Smithtown Animal Shelter
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: Begins at 10:45AM
Location: Smithtown Animal Shelter, 410 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
Contact: Phone: 631-360-7575; Website: http://www.smithtownny.gov/shelter; Facebook Event Page
Event: Homeless Animals’ Day at the Smithtown Shelter! Blessing of the Animals Ceremony, Meet Dog Behaviorist, Peter Borchelt, Phd., CAAB, Pet Psychic, Wildlife Rescuers, The STAR Foundation, and more! See flyer!

NORTH CAROLINA

Organization(s): Asheville Humane Society, Blue Ridge Humane Society, Foothills Humane Society, Macon County Animal Services, Madison County Animal Services and Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: As per normal business hours at each location.
Location: Various
Contact: Asheville Humane Society Phone: (828) 761-2001
Event: This Saturday, August 20, is International Homeless Animals’ Day and Asheville Humane Society is hosting their first “No Pets Left Behind” adoption event with a goal of clearing WNC shelters. Regional shelter and rescue organizations were invited to participate by reducing their adoption fees, and Blue Ridge Humane Society, Foothills Humane Society, Macon County Animal Services, Madison County Animal Services and Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation joined the effort. (Adoption fee discounts vary at each location – please refer to each organization’s website for details, address, hours, etc.) Asheville Humane Society is offering fee-waived adoptions for all pets in their Adoption Center at 14 Forever Friend Lane.

OREGON

Organization(s): Willamette Humane Society
Date: Friday, September 2nd and Saturday, September 3rd
Time: 10:30AM – 6:00PM
Location: 548 High Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
Contact: Jay LeVitre, Phone: 503-585-5900; Email: info@whs4pets.org; Website: https://whs4pets.org/
Event: International Homeless Animals’ Day Thrift Store Sale! Don’t miss the Willamette Humane Society Thrift Store’s International Homeless Animals Day Sale on September 2nd and 3rd.  Many Items will be 50% off, including collectibles, clothing, electronics, and other items!

Organization(s): Human Bean, Pacific Cove Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Location: Human Bean in Bandon, 65 10th St. SE
Contact: Phone: 541-756-6522; Website: http://www.pacificcove.org/
Event: In recognition of International Homeless Animals’ Day on Saturday, Aug. 20, Human Bean in Bandon, 65 10th St. SE, will donate $1 from every drink sold that day to support Pacific Cove Humane Society’s fundraising efforts for a new animal adoption center for Coos County.

PENNSYLVANIA

Organization(s): Tri-County Animal Rescue Center
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM – Dusk
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, across from the Clarion County Courthouse
Contact: Phone: (814) 918-2032; Website: http://tricounty-arc.org/; Email: contactus@tricounty-arc.org
Event: 4th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day observance.

Organization(s): One Life to Live Pet Rescue
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Time: 9:30AM
Location: Nay Aug Park, 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton 18510
Contact: To Register or have questions about the race: https://runsignup.com/race/pa/Scranton/OneLifetoLiveFourLeggedFriends5Krun1MileWalk ; Facebook Event Page
Event: One Life to Live 2nd Annual Four Legged Friends 5K Run and Walk. Runners are encouraged to bring their dogs to run with them! There will also be a basket raffle and 50/50 drawing. If you would like to make a monetary donation or basket donation, please email mazzonen2@yahoo.com.

Organization(s): Pinot’s Palette Lawrenceville
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
Location: 3451 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Contact: Phone: 412-682-0304; Email: Lawrenceville@pinotspalette.com; Website: https://www.pinotspalette.com/lawrenceville/event/111911
Event: Paint the awesome Pit Bull Pup and bring awareness to homeless animals. We will guide you through every step to help you create your own Masterpiece! We provide all supplies and no experience is needed. BYOB.

RHODE ISLAND

Organization(s): Defenders of Animals
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Governor Sprague Mansion, 1351 Cranston Street, Cranston, RI
Contact: Dennis Tabella, Director, Email: defendersanimals@aol.com; Website: http://www.defendersofanimals.org/index.htm
Event: IHAD Candlelight Vigil Ceremony, Award Ceremony, Live Music
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SOUTH DAKOTA

Organization(s): Little Grey Crochet
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Contact: Facebook Event Page
Event: “In honor of the cats and other animals who do not have homes, I will be running a special. For every bag of cat toys bought on IHAD, I will donate a bag of cat toys to the Yankton Humane Society.”

TEXAS

Organization(s): Wichita Falls Public Library
Date: August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Location: 600 11th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Contact: Phone: 940-767-0868; Website: wfpl.net
Event: Come by the library for an opportunity to adopt a sweet animal in need of a loving home!

Organization(s): SPCA of East Texas
Date: August 20, 2016
Time: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Location: The Waterpark at the Villages, 18270 Singing Wood Lane, Flint, TX 75762
Contact: Phone: 903-596-SPCA; Email: spca@spcaeasttx.com; Website: https://spcaeasttx.com/
Event: The SPCA of East Texas is celebrating International Homeless Animals’ Day on Saturday, August 20. We are having our annual Splash Day from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. at The Waterpark at The Villages. Join us for a fun-filled day of waves, slides, lazy river and more! This is a perfect way to end your summer and help the homeless animals of East Texas. A percentage of the profits from Splash Day will benefit the SPCA of East Texas.

Organization(s): Camp Bow Wow
Date: August 20, 2016
Time: 7:00AM – 7:00PM
Location: 20750 Stone Oak Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas 78258
Contact: Phone: (210) 496-9969; Email: stoneoak@campbowwow.com; Website: http://www.campbowwow.com/stone-oak
Event: Camp Bow Wow will be donating $2 from every bath sold on International Homeless Animals’ Day to a local SA animal rescue organization. What a perfect day for you to finally get your pup squeaky clean AND donate to a great cause! Just want to donate? We’ll have a donation jar at our front desk on that day as well – every little bit helps!

UTAH

Organization(s): Healthy Pets Mountain West
Date: August 20, 2016
Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: 2352 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
Contact: Phone: 801-944-7353; Email: healthypetsmw@gmail.com; Website: http://www.healthypetsmw.com/Home.html; Evensi Event Page
Event: National Homeless Animals Day & Ursa’s Birthday! JOIN US FOR A DAY OF CELEBRATING OUR SWEET URSA, ALL WHILE HELPING HOMELESS ANIMALS IN NEED! We are celebrating Ursa’s 1st birthday on August 20th! There will be free doggy cake and free people cake. Ursa does not want any presents, she just wants you to donate to help homeless animals in need. How can you help? To help support homeless animals, if you buy a big bag of food to donate we will take $10 off the cost and give you a $10 off gift card for your next purchase!

WASHINGTON

Organization(s): Animal World USA International
Date: August 20th – August 28th
Time: Varies – see events link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact: Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net; Website: http://www.waanimals.org/information.html
Event: 3rd Annual Washington Week for the Animals – Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Washington will be joining in, all in  planning activities to celebrate and help animals. Events will include adoption fairs, spay-neuter low-cost events, shelter  days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, donation drives, walks for the farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals/living- assisted homes. Also to be included are a salute to our K9 military and police dogs, feral cat initiatives, educational programs at  the sanctuaries and conservation activities, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Organization(s): The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor
Date: August 20, 2016
Time: 8:30AM
Location: San Juan County Fair Grounds, 846 Argyle Ave., Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Phone: 360-378-2158; Email: pets2homes@interisland.net; Website: www.apsfh.com
Event: International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil – Purchase a flameless candle for $3.00 in memory or in honor of your rescued and beloved pets and join a candlelight vigil at the county Fair. Or you may leave candles with APS volunteers and your loved ones will be represented during the vigil.

WISCONSIN

Organization(s): Animal World USA International
Date: August 13th – August 21st
Time: Varies – see events link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact: Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net; Website: http://www.wisconsinanimals.org/information.html
Event: 8th Annual Wisconsin Week for the Animals! – Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events. Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Wisconsin will be joining in, all in  planning activities to celebrate and help animals. Events will include adoption fairs, spay-neuter low-cost events, shelter  days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, donation drives, walks for the farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals/living- assisted homes. Also to be included are a salute to our K9 military and police dogs, feral cat initiatives, educational programs at  the sanctuaries and conservation activities, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!